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[audio]AFRS-6
The biggest names in Hollywood and Broadway recorded for AFRS during the war years, The American Forces Network can trace its origins back to May 26, 1942, when the War Department established the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS). The U.S. Army began broadcasting from London during World War II, using equipment and studio facilities borrowed from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The first transmission to U.S...
Keywords: AFRS; OTR; Dinah Shore; Vaughn Monroe; Gracie Fields; Fred Allen; Mail Call; GI Journal; Bing Crosby; Spotlight Bands; One Night Stand; Frankie Carle; Clyde Lucas; Freddy Martin; Supper Club; Hilegarde; Command Performance; Groucho Marx; Music Hall; Jack Carson; Russ Morgan
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[audio]AFRS-V-Disc-6
The Army was the original source of the V-Disc records, with their first  being issued in October of 1943.The Army’s V-Disc project provided a monthly 'care' package of music specially recorded for troops overseas. Soldiers fighting a far-flung war welcomed these musical snapshots of life back home.The V-Disc project actually began in June 1941, six months before the United States' involvement in World War II, when Captain Howard Bronson was assigned to the Army's Recreation and Welfare Se...
Keywords: AFRS; WWII; Bing Crosby; Mills Brothers; Mitchell Ayers; Count Bassie; Earl Hines; Dick Haymes; Andrews Sisters; Frank Sinatra; Vaughn Monroe; Teddy Wilson; Army Air Force Orchestra; Benny Goodman; Glenn Miller; Artie Shaw
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